Description of Linköping University

Linköping University is a service directed towards students and employees.

We use this service to control the assurance level of a user before activating the account (LiU-Id) or resetting the password of the account (LiU-Id). The user needs to successfully sign in to an external Identity Provider with an account with at least AL2 to complete the activation/password reset.

Processing of personal data

Transfer of personal data

Personal data are being transferred from the identity provider (your login service) to the service to ensure that you have the correct assurance level.

When logging in to this service, the following personal data are requested from the identity provider you use:

Personal data Purpose Technical representation
The assurance level of the login To verify that the user has the correct assurance level to complete the process. eduPersonAssurance
The Swedish personal number To map the login to the user’s account in LiU’s account catalogue. norEduPersonNIN
The Swedish personal number or equivalent To map the login to the user’s account in LiU’s account catalogue. personalIdentityNumber

No data sent will be saved in at Linköping University. The data is only used to verify and identify the user and the user account (LiU-Id)

Lawful basis

Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Union institution or body.

Right of access, right of rectification and right of erasure of personal data

For access, rectification and erasure of your personal data, contact the Personal data controller.

Rectification of personal data that was transferred at the moment of login has to be done in the identity provider that you use to log in.

Personal data controller

Personal data controller for the processing of personal data is Linköping University, Sweden. If you have questions about how personal data are processed within the service, please contact

Contact information for Linköping University data protection officer can be found at

GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct

This service complies with the international framework GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct ( for the transfer of personal data from identity providers to the service. This framework is intended for services in Sweden, the EU and the EEA that are used in research and higher education.